Quotes of the Week

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"I'm a bit wary of women at the moment."

Geoffrey Boycott

"It is all a bit weird for me to see my daughter's face on the side of a bus."

Maria Church, mother of Charlotte Church, the 12-year-old soprano

"I am not a great cook and I have never been interested in being one."

Delia Smith

"I want to use my fame positively. If I can save one life, I will. There are many dimensions to Geri Halliwell."

The ex-Spice Girl

"The true art of politics is to win people's support for a good cause, even when the pursuit of that cause may interfere with their own momentary interests."

Vaclav Havel, President of the Czech Republic

"In my younger years, I didn't know how to accept a compliment because I was so conditioned to the fact that it wasn't true."

Sandra Howard, wife of Michael Howard, ex-Home Secretary